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Storytimes

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Wednesday, November 14

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Blue Manatee

The Blue Manatee tradition of great books, easy laughs, and sweet songs continues with this program for pint-sized book enthusiasts. For children ages 0-4 years old. 

Categories: Music, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Enjoy weekly storytimes at Joseph Beth Booksellers, featuring interactive songs, beloved children’s books and more.

Categories: Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Main Library

Join your toddler as they develop pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities. For children ages 2.5-3.5 years old. 

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years

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Cincinnati Art Museum

Get your little ones excited for art with this 30 minute class in the Rosenthal Education Center. Young artists will hear art-themed stories, sing songs, and explore the world around them through sensory activities. 

Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Thursday, November 15

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Babies can sign even before they talk; why should they whine when they can sign? Join us for signing, singing, playing, and rhyming in this fun 10 week course. For ages 6-35 months old. 

RSVP $$$ Categories: Classes, Parent Education, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

Tuesday, November 20

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Blue Manatee

Are your little ones wide awake and ready to go? Head to Blue Marble for story time featuring songs, stories and silliness with Miss Erin! 

Categories: Music, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Sunday, November 25

Taft Museum of Art

Start the holiday season off right at this free Taft Museum of Art event. Enjoy festive displays from the Antique Christmas exhibit, take a photo with Santa, make an ornament and holiday card, meet a penguin from the Newport Aquarium and enjoy holiday stories in the Music Room. 

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Tuesday, November 27

Wyoming Branch

What do stuffed animals do in the library at night? Bring a stuffed animal from home to spend the night in the library and find out! Together, you and your stuffed animal will enjoy a variety of stories, activities and a craft. Then say goodbye to your stuffed animal for the night. The next morning… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Wednesday, November 28

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

This open house style program for preschoolers includes storytelling, touchable objects and more for a fun and memorable learning experience. Join the CAM for these great, FREE, themed pre-school programs: 10/31/18: HalloWEEn 11/28/18: Finding Patterns 1/30/19: Making Faces 2/27/19: Wee Cincinnatians 3/27/19: Bonjour! 4/24/19: Bugs and Flowers 5/29/19:All the Colors of the Rainbow

Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

Saturday, December 1

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Ho ho ho! Santa is stopping by the bookstore! Bring the whole family for a breakfast buffet in Brontë Bistro, carols, crafts, and pictures with jolly ol’ St. Nick. They sell out every year, so reserve your spots today!

RSVP $ Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Construction toys and construction joys: the trucks are gearing up for Christmas by building a special gift! But, there’s a surprise waiting for each of them, too! Presents await for Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer as each finishes their part of this big, important job and rolls off to a sweet and… Read more »

Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Sunday, December 2

Blue Manatee Bookstore

Furry friends from Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati will be at Blue Marble for customers of all ages to read to and pet! This is a fantastic way for kids to practice their reading skills with a sweet, nonjudgmental listener! Since this is an all-ages event, Blue Manatee staff will read a few favorite books about… Read more »

Categories: Animal Encounters, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Monday, December 3

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Cold Spring Branch

Story time and playtime with toys, balls and bubble!

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

Tuesday, December 4

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Sharon Woods Sharon Centre

Nature has many stories to tell; families are invited to join the Great Parks interpreters for a nature-themed story. 

Categories: Nature, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Wednesday, December 5

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Cold Spring Branch

Enjoy a story and a themed craft at the library. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

Spin the dreidel, hear stories, sing songs and have fun with your friends at Blue Manatee. 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Thursday, December 6

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Cold Spring Branch

Enjoy stories, songs, bouncy rhymes and toys while learning simple American Sign Language. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

Wear your favorite pajamas to this fun story time. To spread holiday cheer, bring a pair of pajamas to donate as your “cost of admission”. For each pair of pajamas you donate, you will be entered to win an adorable Llama Llama doll. 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages:

Barnes and Noble

Join us for A Chanukah story, crafts and Chocolate coins at Barnes and Noble.

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Friday, December 7

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Blue Manatee

A fun introduction to language for your smallest ManaBabies! Ms. Andrea will be doing finger plays, rhymes, songs and bouncy time with our youngest customers. 

Categories: Classes, Music, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months

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